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Irene Marie (Prester) Hart
Irene Marie (Prester) Hart, 91, of Geneseo, Kansas, passed away December 14, 2018 at Presbyterian Manor, Sterling, Kansas. She was born November 12, 1927 in Wilson, Kansas, the daughter of Dave and Anna Milberger Prester.
New pharmacy coming to Lyons after Shopko closes
LYONS, Kan. (KSNW) - A new pharmacy is coming to Lyons after Shopko announced it's shutting its doors in six locations around the state. “Devastation,” Lyons resident Darin Clark said. “I was like what are we going to do in this community without a pharmacy.”
Michael Jr. brings his comedy to Hutchinson
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Join Michael Jr. when his More Than Funny tour comes to Hutchinson’s First Church of the Nazarene Thursday night. Michael Jr. has brought laughter to The Tonight Show on NBC, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Central. He has been a keynote speaker for Ted Talks and has won a dove awar
Counterfeit bills reported in Hutchinson area
HUTCHINSON, Kan. – Hutchinson police have reported an increase of counterfeit bills being passed in Hutchinson. Officials say a majority of the bills being passed at local businesses are fake $20 bills.
Court of Appeals upholds battery conviction
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 31-year-old man serving prison time for murder in a Seward County case and a conviction for aggravated battery of a corrections officer saw his conviction in the battery case upheld by the Kansas Court of Appeals.
Work on K-14 in Rice County suspended until March
RICE COUNTY, Kan. — The crack repair work on K-14 from the Reno/Rice county line to the city limits of Lyons, excluding the town of Sterling, will be suspended starting Dec. 13, according to the Kansas Department of Transportation.
Alfred Ray “Al” Miller
Alfred Ray “Al” Miller, 80, of Lyons, passed away December 8, 2018 at Hospice House of Reno County, Hutchinson, Kansas. He was born August 18, 1938 in Russell Township, Kansas, the son of Alexander Edward and Lillian Miller.
Judge delays trial for online gamer in deadly Kansas hoax
A federal judge has delayed the trial of an online gamer charged with a hoax that ultimately led police to fatally shoot a Kansas man. The attorney for Casey Viner,18, of North College Hill, Ohio, asked for more time to complete plea negotiations. The judge on Tuesday set a new trial for Feb. 12.
Jesse (Jesus) Magaña
Jesse (Jesus) Magaña, 86, passed away December 17, 2018. He was born December 25, 1931 in Kanopolis, KS to Jesus E. and Sara M. Magaña. Jesse married Diana Lee Schwerdtfeger in Kanopolis on June 6, 1953. He served his country in the US Army during the Korean War and was a farmer/stockman and presid
Hutch man arrested for 2 counts of aggravated burglary
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — A 36-year-old man was arrested over the weekend when he allegedly entered two homes with people inside. Sammy Cox reportedly entered a home in the 100 block of East 11th. The occupant reported finding a man upstairs in the home. The man, later identified as Cox, then ran north try
Woman who drove kids into Kansas River pleads guilty to murder, attempted murder
LAWRENCE, KS (KCTV) – A woman who drove into the Kansas River near Lawrence with her children has pleaded guilty to charges of murder and attempted murder. Scharron Dingledine, 26, entered her plea Monday in Douglas County District Court.
Kansas teen dies while waiting for new lungs
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Kansas teen with cystic fibrosis has died in a Missouri hospital less than a week after Grammy Award winner Jason Mraz serenaded her as she waited for a second double-lung transplant.
Man who killed 3-year-old Kansas boy given lengthy sentence
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A 41-year-old Kansas man has been sentenced to 109 years and six months in prison for abusing and killing his girlfriend's 3-year-old son, whose body was found encased in concrete in the garage of a Wichita rental home they had lived in.
Police: 2018 Jeep worth $90K stolen from Kansas dealer
SALINE COUNTY — Law enforcement authorities are investigating a burglary at a Kansas car dealership. Just after 4a.. Monday, police were called to Marshall Motors, 3500 S. Ninth in Salina after an alarm was triggered, according to Salina Police Captain Paul Forrester.
Kansas wants to charge $50 fee at new state park
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism wants to charge $50 a day for access to fragile rock formations at the state’s newest park. The Wichita Eagle reports that the department is proposing a $50 permit for anyone who wants “backcountry access” in the Little Jerusa
Rice County woman injured in 2-vehicle accident near Wichita
WICHITA, Kan. — A Rice County woman was injured in a two-vehicle accident near Wichita Friday morning. The Kansas Highway Patrol reports that 21-year-old Mary Loesch of Lyons was eastbound on K-254 when a car driven by 78-year-old Barbara Baldwin of El Dorado pulled in front of her off Rock Road. Lo
3D mammograms fully covered for patients with Kansas, Missouri insurance in 2019
Starting in January, 3D mammograms will be fully covered for patients with Kansas and Missouri insurance. Dr. Ruby Meierotto of Saint Luke’s East Hospital joined us in studio to tell us why this is huge.
Les Miles Has Landed Another Big Recruit At Kansas
Les Miles continues to get some important recruiting done early in his tenure as Kansas’ head football coach. Earlier this week, the Jayhawks landed a big quarterback commit, as JUCO QB Thomas MacVittie pledged to Miles and Co.
Breaking free of virual chains
Technology can be a bit sneaky. It can insinuate itself into our lives stealthily and, in the process, to become indispensable. Cellphones are a case in point. Fifteen years ago, who had cellphones? Who can live without them today? For good or for ill, they have become a part of our reality. Even th
Bomb threat hoaxes rattle area
A spate of bomb threat hoaxes were emailed to Great Businesses Thursday afternoon, Great Bend Police Chief David Bailey said. The threats were among many made in cities across the nation, including Hutchinson, Wichita, Oklahoma City and New York City.